OCZ Agility 2 120 GB SSD Review 9

OCZ Agility 2 120 GB SSD Review

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Package Front
Package Back

OCZ's packaging is simple and to the point. It is compact which helps to keep shipping cost down. All the major product highlights can be found on the front, while the back has more detailed specs and a short text in multiple languages.

You will receive: SSD, 2.5" to 3.5" mounting adapter, documentation, mounting screws, OCZ sticker.

The Drive

SSD Front
SSD Back

The drive adheres to the dimensions set forth by the 2.5" form factor. The front clearly identifies the drive, with some additional information on the back.

SSD Interface Connector

OCZ's Agility 2 uses a SATA-II interface which is able to handle speeds of up to 300 MB/s.

SSD Teardown PCB Front
SSD Teardown PCB Back

OCZ is using 16 flash chips and the Sandforce flash controller, which is located in the middle of the PCB. An additional DRAM cache chip, like other SSDs use for additional caching, is not available on the Agility 2.

SSD Controller

As controller the well-known Sandforce SF-1200 is used.

SSD Flash Chips

The flash chips are made by Intel and have a capacity of 8 GB each, they are made on Intel's 34 nm process node.
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